The Oakland Education Week in Review: 10/4-10/11

last week, looking at a robust community response to COVID and the Literacy Liberation Center, lots on voting and the upcoming elections, the continuing digital divide issues, some great student posters around voting, a look at a secretive attempt to dismantle the Reach Institute, all that and more please read share and get involved Oakland:…


The Oakland education Week in Review Week in Review: 9/28-10/4

Last week, check out the school board candidates, OUSD passes a distance learning policy– and gets it right– including local hire requirements, a youth piece on the importance of allowing 16 and 17 year olds to vote for school board, Madison Park’s new building is ready, and lots on the digital divide and starting to…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 9/14-9/20

last week, OUSD closes the books and the numbers look better, a couple of election forums for school board, looking at literacy and supporting students now and after COVID, a report on linked learning, We Are the Dream is making waves, A sanctuary city message, several digital divide stories including an interview with Cleveland’s superintendent…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 9/6-9/13

Last week, the reopening process is starting, a look at literacy and families, some tragedies in OUSD to start the year, a new local fund for community literacy efforts, changes near the top in OUSD, COVID and the Native community, that and much more, please read, share and get involved Oakland: Alameda County Begins Elementary…


The Oakland Education Week in Review: 8/31-9/6

Lots on the back to school planning, an ambitious plan to end the digital divide in Oakland, the challenges of tech and tech support, reporting language matters, updates on the grab and go program, Alameda’s online program and its racist content, the color coded scheme around reopening, and so much more, please read, share and…